A parasitic disease of camels and other mammals caused by trypanosomes, transmitted by biting flies and occurring chiefly in North Africa and Asia.
More example sentences
- The infection in horses (called surra) and dogs is severe and probably uniformly fatal in the absence of adequate treatment.
late 19th century: from Marathi sūra 'air breathed through the nostrils'.
Definition of surra in:
- The US English dictionary